Canada Gairdner International Award

The Canada Gairdner International Award recognizes outstanding researchers whose unique scientific contributions have increased the understanding of human biology and disease and contributed to the relief of human suffering. 5 awarded annually.

Value: Laureates each receive $100,000 CDN that can be put towards anything the laureate wishes.

Eligibility: Nominations in the field of translational research are welcome. The award is intended for seminal bodies of work, not cumulative lifetime achievement.

Note: If institutional nomination/external expert review is sought (individuals may also nominate candidates outside of the institutional process), please submit a candidate suggestion form by the internal deadline to recommend a candidate to the President’s Advisory Committee on Awards, Honours and Prizes. For more information, please contact

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Upcoming Deadlines

October 01, 2022October 01, 2022 Verified Date
July 01, 2022 Jul. 01, 2022 July 01, 2022 16:00:00 July 01, 2022 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Canada Gairdner International Award Recognizes outstanding biomedical scientists who have made original contributions to medicine. .